| Job Requisition Number: 22936. The School of Information (I School) advances knowledge and practice everywhere humans interact with digital technologies. Through interdisciplinary research and teaching we are committed to expanding access to information and to improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy. Our faculty conducts research in human-computer interaction (HCI), security and privacy, applied data science, and technology in developing regions. |
We currently offer two professional masterÃs degrees and an academic doctoral degree. Our Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program trains students for careers as information professionals and emphasizes project-based learning. Our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program is an online degree designed for working professionals with career goals in the emerging field of data science. Our Ph.D. program equips scholars to develop solutions and shape policies that influence how people seek, use, and share information.
The I School is home to several important centers, including the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), the Center for Technology, Society and Policy (CTSP) and BioSENSE. CLTC was established in 2015 with a $15M grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to support the building of a new field of cybersecurity research that is multi-disciplinary and global in scope. CTSP is a multidisciplinary research and design/build center focused on emergent social and policy issues of technology. And, BioSENSE is a socio-physiological computing initiative that brings together a multi-disciplinary team to work on the future of biosensing and biosignaling.
We seek a passionate, self-motivated, experienced Major Gifts Officer to design a major gifts program for the School of Information and the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. The successful candidate will be charged with helping design and implement a comprehensive campaign that will address immediate fundraising needs as well as future goals. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gifts prospects with the capacity for a major gift of $50k to $1M and above. Working closely with the Assistant Dean of External Affairs, the Associate Dean for Business Development and Strategy and the Executive Director of the CLTC, the Major Gifts Officer will develop and oversee a portfolio of approximately 75 prospects. This will involve identifying, cultivating, and structuring a major gifts plan and implementing strategies for I School- and CLTC-specific funding opportunities. As appropriate, the successful candidate will staff the Deans, faculty and CLTC leadership on principal gifts visits; direct the tracking and implementation of follow-up; coordinate with campus colleagues and assist with the management of the philanthropic activities of the advisory board. The successful candidate must have a history of building strong relationships with donors, and possess strong and creative prospect research skills to discover and engage new donors. The candidate should have demonstrated success in turning relationships into significant gifts, and a track record of working closely with campus colleagues, and organization leaders.